Issue #101 (week of October 11-15)

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A second annual public rally for renewable energy was held on October 24th in Washington DC. The demonstrators want the 'Million Solar Rooftops' initiative to be implemented with solar air conditioning for poor people, and tax incentives to encourage renewable energy technologies.

The concern over global warming is a "dominant issue" for the oil and gas industry, says the head of BP Amoco. The science of climate change may never be proven, but Sir John Browne says "there is mounting evidence that the concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is rising and the temperature of the earth's surface is increasing."

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